Dog Social Distancing and Utilizing a Crate to Help with Separation Anxiety

DOG SOCIAL DISTANCING AND UTILIZING A CRATE TO HELP WITH SEPARATION ANXIETY

As I sit here and ponder where I am going to go with this article, my mind wanders. I've already sat down a couple of times to write...

Signs of Worms in Dogs. And How To PREVENT Your Dog From Getting Worms In The First Place!

SIGNS OF WORMS IN DOGS. AND HOW TO PREVENT YOUR DOG FROM GETTING WORMS IN THE FIRST PLACE!

Signs of worms in dogs are not necessarily easy to see to the untrained eye. As humans and living in most first world countries, we...

 
 
 

GUILTY DOGS CAUGHT IN THE ACT: HERE ARE THE WINNERS!

I have two big announcements today... First, I'm excited to announce that we have reviewed all the entries to our “Dogs Caught In The...

Getting Started with Dog Whistle Training

GETTING STARTED WITH DOG WHISTLE TRAINING

Dog whistle training is an effective way to develop control over your dog while he is either physically out of sight or out of earshot...

 
 
 
Featured Dog Breed: Weimaraner

FEATURED DOG BREED: WEIMARANER

Weimaraners are a devoted dog breed who want to be with people all of the time, which can be unnerving. But if you enjoy always having...

Dog Anxiety Causes & What Works

DOG ANXIETY CAUSES & WHAT WORKS

Dog anxiety is a real issue for many pet parents who find themselves unable to help their dogs cope with various stressors around the...

 
 
 
Dog Dental Treats and Chews, What You Need to Know About Your Dog's Oral Health

DOG DENTAL TREATS AND CHEWS, WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR DOG'S ORAL HEALTH

One of the most important and most preventable diseases that your dog will undoubtedly face in his lifetime is dental disease. The...

13 Tips to Reduce Dog Marking

13 TIPS TO REDUCE DOG MARKING

There is no secret that dog marking is a never-ending circle of sniff, mark, sniff, mark. But when your dog is marking areas in the...

 
 
 

HOW TO SOCIALIZE AN AGGRESSIVE DOG

When you have a dog that just cannot handle other people or other dogs, then you might be wondering how to socialize an aggressive...

Dog Time Out: How to Use Them

DOG TIME OUT: HOW TO USE THEM

They say that a dog's brain is much like a two-year-old's brain; if that is the case then a time out should have the same effect on...

 
 
 
Help! My Dog Won't Sit Still! SOLVED!

HELP! MY DOG WON'T SIT STILL! SOLVED!

As a professional dog trainer for over 25 years, and having worked for numerous veterinarians over the past 20 years, I have heard...

How to Use a Silent Dog Whistle

HOW TO USE A SILENT DOG WHISTLE

A silent dog whistle is a training device used by dog owners, hunters, and professional dog trainers to give commands over longer distances...

 
 
 
Why Dog Hand Signals are Better Than Verbal Commands

WHY DOG HAND SIGNALS ARE BETTER THAN VERBAL COMMANDS

Dog training hand signals have been around as long, in time, as dog obedience and dog training. Verbal commands are not always “where...

The Dog Digestive System: A Beginners Guide to Your Dog's Anatomy

THE DOG DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO YOUR DOG'S ANATOMY

Your dog's digestive system is a hub of activity and a major junction in their bodies. It's a long journey through the entire gastrointestinal...

 
 
 

MEET THE 10 WINNERS OF OUR “CAUGHT IN THE ACT” VIDEO CONTEST

Thank you to everyone who entered our “Caught In The Act” video contest earlier this month... I asked you to send me videos of your...

How to Train a Dog to Lay Down

HOW TO TRAIN A DOG TO LAY DOWN

Teaching your dog or young puppy how to lay down might be one of the most daunting tasks some dog owners face! But training your dog...

 
 
 
My Dog Ignores Me: 9 Reasons Why

MY DOG IGNORES ME: 9 REASONS WHY

One of the most common problems to solve as a dog owner is when my dog ignores me. So often people simply can't figure out why their...

Dog Ate Plastic Wrap and Other Household Items Dangerous to Dogs

DOG ATE PLASTIC WRAP AND OTHER HOUSEHOLD ITEMS DANGEROUS TO DOGS

Imagine having to make an emergency trip to the vet because your dog ate plastic wrap or a sock! Everyone who gets a dog or cat soon...

 
 
 
How to Train an Older Dog to Use a Pee Pad: The Bad and the Ugly

HOW TO TRAIN AN OLDER DOG TO USE A PEE PAD: THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Someone recently contacted me and asked me how to train an older dog to use a pee pad. Well, that was an interesting conversation....

Stop Bark Collars: Why Negative Reinforcement Won't Stop Your Dog's Barking

STOP BARK COLLARS: WHY NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT WON'T STOP YOUR DOG'S BARKING

There are plenty of ways that people have developed to train dogs, including negative reinforcement methods such as stop bark collars,...

 
 
 



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DogMag has great information about dogs care and training, not to mention the best stories ever about dogs. The Designer Breed Registry looks forward to checking DogMag out... Read more ...

Man Surprises Dog Cancer Survivor With 100 Giant Tennis Balls

Man Surprises Dog Cancer Survivor With 100 Giant Tennis Balls

Rocky Kanaka, host of the YouTube show Save Our Shelter , has a strong passion for rescuing dogs. He currently has two rescue dogs: a Boxer named Flip and a smaller dog named... Read more ...

Officers Line Up For Police Dog's Last Ride Ever

Officers Line Up For Police Dog's Last Ride Ever

A dog police officer obviously sounds cute , but the fact is these amazing animals are valuable members of their team. Dax, a 13-year-old German Shepherd, served the Ashland... Read more ...

Puppy Has Ongoing Dispute With The Quaker Oats Man

Puppy Has Ongoing Dispute With The Quaker Oats Man

Opal the Basset Hound puppy is usually very brave. However, she's also very mischievous. She likes to explore and cause trouble. Her family had a hard time keeping her in her... Read more ...

Woman Adopts Special Needs Dogs To Honor Late German Shepherd

Woman Adopts Special Needs Dogs To Honor Late German Shepherd

Sadly, special needs dogs are often the hardest dogs to find homes for. Many dog lovers are worried that these dogs will cost them too much time and money. However, Tracy... Read more ...

Why Are Adolescent Dogs Abandoned To Shelters?

Why Are Adolescent Dogs Abandoned To Shelters?

" Researchers looked at 69 dogs before adolescence, at 5 months old, and then again during their adolescence, at 8 months old. They found that in adolescence, the pups took... Read more ...

Is My Dog Bored? 7 Ways to Bust Your Dog's Boredom

Is My Dog Bored? 7 Ways to Bust Your Dog's Boredom

By Jane Harrell, Co-Owner of WorkingwithDog.com and President of ‘cause Digital Marketing. Jane's spent nearly 20 years working, volunteering, writing and educating in the... Read more ...

Weekly Pet Travel Photo Challenge

Weekly Pet Travel Photo Challenge

Welcome to this week's GoPetFriendly.com Pet Travel Photo Challenge... where we post your pet travel pictures, and you guess the pet friendly destinations! The Winner Thanks to... Read more ...

These Supplements and Therapies Can Boost Your Dog's Well-Being

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Activities for Senior Dogs

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Rachael Ray's Dog Isaboo Has Died

" Ray said she was devastated by the loss, although the pet died in her arms "peacefully" at home. " ***** People do a good job of putting forth a face that all is well. But... Read more ...